My eyes always sparkle in the presence of computer mice that dare to innovate — those which point boldly where no mouse has pointed before — and, though its ergonomic gaming mice look basic overall, Cougar is a company whose ethos is built upon a double helix of innovation. The Cougar Surpassion Gaming Mouse follows the script, waltzing out of its paper box unostentatiously; its size is faintly reminiscent of the Minos X5, and a 13-colour backlight effect adds some illuminative flair in the darkness. It’s crowning jewel, however, is cleverly concealed.
Monolith Soft’s widely acclaimed RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is set to receive a new game + mode with the next patch for the title.
Microsoft and Rare Games’ Sea of Thieves closed beta reception has been pretty positive so far. The beta also got extended to January 31st due to technical issues during the first couple of days.
Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.2: Rise of a New Sun goes live on January 30, and it adds a plethora of new content to the game.
After the recent reveal of Ubisoft’s plans to release several Rainbow Six Siege special editions and limited-time Outbreak packs, the studio received quite a bit of backlash because as a result of these special editions, the regular $40 of the title will be removed from the market.
Loot Gaming is a monthly subscription box from Loot Crate featuring collectibles, apparel, accessories and more from the biggest and best video game universes. Each box will have $60 in items, plus a booklet/mini-mag and pin.
Coincheck, a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, has suffered what appears to be the biggest hack in the history of cryptocurrencies, losing $532 million in digital assets (nearly $420 million in NEM tokens and $112 in Ripples).
Polyphony Digital’s President Kazunori Yamauchi discussed Gran Turismo Sport’s latest car roster additions over at the PlayStation Blog.